BSB30120 – Certificate III in Business



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BSB30120 – Certificate III in Business for School students is a privately funded program offered to school students outside school hours.


The BSB30120 Certificate III in Business program will enable students to acquire skills required for basic administration work and clerical duties and enhance their understanding of the broader business working environment.


The course is delivered one day a week during school terms and additional weeks during school term breaks. All classes are held outside school hours.

Study Mode and Assessment Methods

All training will be held in a classroom environment (both face to face and online). Access to computers is also available.

Students will be assessed on each individual unit and will be assessed via written assessments, project works, report writing and observables. Students will have to clear each assessment to get a competency in each unit.


The BSB30120 Certificate III in Business program considers a variety of roles across different industry sectors and examines a broad range of competencies including communication skills, problem solving, technology and relevant theoretical knowledge. The program endeavours to build upon the existing skills and knowledge that students currently have in Word, Excel and PowerPoint. By applying business practices to these skills students will gain a solid foundation for future career or study aspirations.

This qualification will equip students to make informed judgments on making business documents, supporting teamwork, prioritising work tasks, research and investigate business opportunities, and build upon the work health and safety requirements of the workplace

Entry Requirements

Salford College Requirements

  • At least Year 10.

  • Students will undergo a LLN (Language, Literacy and Numeracy) assessment to finalise suitability of students as well as plan support for students during the course


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Career Outcomes

  • Customer Service Adviser
  • Data Entry Operator
  • General Clerk
  • Payroll Officer
  • Typist
  • Word Processing Operato

Course Structure

There are 6 core units and 7 elective units in this qualification. The Salford College Industry Advisory Panel has recommended the elective units which are most suitable for the workplace

Unit CodeUnit NameCore/Elective
BSBTWK301Use inclusive work practicesCore
BSBCRT311 Apply Critical Thinking Skills in a Team EnvironmentCore
BSBSUS211Participate in Sustainable Work PracticesCore
BSBWHS311Assist with maintaining workplace safetyCore
BSBXCM301Engage in Workplace CommunicationCore
BSBPEF201Support Personal Wellbeing in the WorkplaceCore
BSBWHS308Participate in WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control processesElective
BSBTEC303 Create electronic presentationsElective
BSBTEC301Design and Produce Business DocumentsElective
BSBESB301Investigate business opportunitiesElective
BSBPEF301Organise personal work prioritiesElective
BSBTEC302Design and produce spreadsheetsElective
BSBWRT311Write simple documentsElective
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